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From: Robert Stafford <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Who's Your (Irish) Daddy? On St. Patrick's Day,Henry Louis Gates Jr. reflects on an unknown Irish ancestor.
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 08:14:36 -0500
The book "Roll Jordan, Roll" apparently gives the nod to the overseer.
However, you would also have to consider the sons of both, as well as
patrollers and other neighbors.
On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 10:09 PM, Ken Nordtvedt <>wrote:
> On large plantations were the white males mating with slave females more
> likely to be the overseers or the plantation owners?